There’s always something to do in LaGrange County, home to Indiana’s Largest Fish and Wildlife area offering 11,500 acres of seasonal hunting, fishing, hiking, or paddling. We are also home to an active park system boasting several properties located around the county, as well as a growing trail system. If you love boating and the lake lifestyle, LaGrange is the place for you – with 64 natural lakes, the southeastern part of the county is always bustling with activity.

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail

Totaling over 25 miles and running from Shipshewana to Middlebury, Goshen and Elkhart.

Hawpatch Trail

Hawpatch Trail

This trail project, stretching from Millersburg to Topeka, and from Topeka to Wolcottville, is currently in development.

Pine Knob Park
Dallas Lake Park
David Rogers Memorial Park
Maple Wood Nature Center & Nature Preserve
Shipshewana Lake Park
Delt Church Park

Additionally, our county has over 12,000 acres of preserved land available to be enjoyed including the following county-maintained nature preserves:

  • Duff Nature Preserve
  • LaGrange County Nature Preserve
  • Mike Metz Fen at Pine Knob Park
  • Pond Lil Nature Preserve

And the following existing nature preserves which are not managed by the county:

  • Olin Lake Nature Preserve
  • Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area
  • Stark Nature Preserve


From the murals on the sides of our historic buildings (with IDDC funding for a new one coming soon!), cultural museums, live musical theatre, and a new performing arts center showcasing big names like Martina McBride, Tanya Tucker and Trace Adkins, LaGrange County has a bustling arts scene.